Daily Archives: 2018-04-18

Parents to seek follow-up actions following e-scooter accident at Pasir Ris

Singapore Police Force had earlier announced on Friday (13 April) that a 24-year-old man has been arrested over a case of rash act causing hurt along Pasir Ris Drive 1 on Thursday night and an 11-year-old girl was also consciously taken to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Mr Rahmat Nizam Samat, the girl’s father, said that his wife received a phone call …

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Train delay between Tampines and Pasir Ris (EWL) on Wednesday afternoon

Following the delay in train service along the East West Line (EWL) and North South Line (NSL) on Tuesday yesterday, Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT)’s service again experienced disruption along EWL in the afternoon today (18 Apr) . The difference today is SMRT tweeted on the delay today before any passengers complain posted or tweeted, while yesterday’s fault which affected …

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How much can you borrow for your home loan?

by Singsaver.com.sg Whether you’re a first time buyer or you’re an old hand, here’s a summary on how home loans work in Singapore. One of the biggest concerns, when buying a home, is the initial cash outlay. Even a small percentage of the property value can be a massive sum, so most borrowers want to minimise their down payment. Here’s a …

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Tan Kin Lian sends open letter to Mr Neo, incoming CEO of SMRT

Below is an open letter from former CEO of NTUC income and candidate in the Presidential Election 2011 to incoming CEO of SMRT, Neo Kian Hong who is currently the permanent secretary for defence development and former chief of defence force. Dear Mr. Neo, I congratulate you on your appointment as the next CEO of SMRT. I wish you success in managing …

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Kuek steps down as CEO after making at least $10M from SMRT

It has been reported that SMRT Chief Desmond Kuek is stepping down after 5.5 years at the helm. Another ex-Chief of Defence Force Neo Kian Hong is taking over him. When Kuek was appointed CEO of SMRT in Oct 2012 to replace former CEO Saw Phaik Hwa, then Chairman Koh Yong Guan said, “After an extensive search and selection process, …

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